International Journal of Computer Applications
In today's world, web applications and internet services have become an integral part of daily life, enabling communication and the management of personal information from anywhere. In order to accommodate humungous increase in demand and data complexity, web applications are moved to multitier design. With the increase in popularity of web applications, these applications also become target of various attacks. To protect multitier web applications several Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) have been proposed. This paper focuses on development of WebGuard - designed to deploy the IDS at the front end web server as well as the back end data base server.